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Reading the Weather: The Alphabet from Space
We’ve all gazed at the clouds, and seen different shapes such as animals or faces, right? Here’s a...
Noctilucent Clouds: They Come From Outer Space!
It’s noctilucent cloud season! Every year, from late spring through summer, eerie electric-blue...
Types of Clouds
By observing clouds, you can often predict the incoming weather. Clouds are classified by their...
Phoning in New Clouds: Part 3 – Meet the Newest Clouds
As I’ve mentioned before, twelve new cloud types were announced this past year. Some of the most...
Phoning in New Clouds: Part 2 – Meet the Newest Clouds
My last post celebrated cloud lovers and how they shook the science world with their cell phones....
Phoning in New Clouds: Part 1
Reach into your pocket and you will find the newest weather instrument—your cell phone. Thanks to...
Mushroom Cloud of Doom?
Does this cloud look like a mushroom in the sky? It appeared over Russia last month and had locals...
Shifting Clouds: Retreating Toward the Poles
Recent satellite data shows that clouds have been retreating toward the poles, and that they’re...
Cloud Shapes 5: What Do You See?
For the past four months, we’ve shown you photos of clouds that might remind you of a certain...
Cloud Shapes 4: What Do You See?
It’s amazing how invisible water vapor can condense into tiny water droplets or ice particles,...
Cloud Shapes 3: What Do You See?
Clouds are always changing shape. Occasionally, they’ll morph into a familiar form, such as an...
Cloud Shapes 2: What Do You See?
If you like to look for familiar shapes in clouds, you’ve come to the right spot. Every few weeks,...
Cloud Watching 102: The Rarest Clouds
They’re back! Noctilucent clouds, the rarest, newest and most mysterious of clouds have begun....
Cloud Watching 101
Hello, my name is Evelyn. I am a weather addict. Maybe some of you readers are sane, sober people...